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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1147520



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chagford

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 94691

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6/162 The Market House - 20.2.52 GV II

Market house. Built in 1862 on site of former market house, modernised circa 1970. Granite stone rubble with granite ashlar detail; slate roof. Plan: octagonal market house facing south-east. The rear section has always contained public lavatories either side of a small room. The front was originally open but is now filled with small shops. Front door to central stairwell up to a first floor room in the roofspace. Exterior: the front side contains a large 2-centred arched doorway with chamfered surround. Its head is filled with an iron grille. There is a gable above containing an uninscribed plaque. The flanking 2 sides have now been filled with shops. The corner posts between has a battered plinths and soffit-chamfered caps. The lavatories each have a narrow 2-centred arch doorway and the rear room contains a large 2-light window with Decorated Gothic tracery. Pyramid roof has gabled dormers containing arch-headed fixed pane windows and, at the apex, a louvred lantern topped by a narrow spire and wrought iron weather vane. Interior modernised circa 1970. The site is that of a C16 market house and court house; first mentioned 1574. Source: Devon SMR.

Listing NGR: SX7005787547

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National Grid Reference: SX 70058 87546


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